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Six FSU Graduate Students, Recent Alumni Win Prestigious Fulbright Awards
Six exceptional Florida State University graduate students and recent alumni will spend the 2018-2019 academic year teaching English or conducting research projects abroad as a part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
The program, administered by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, offers grants for graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study, research and/or teach English in participating countries around the world for one year.
“Our phenomenal success with Fulbright recipients demonstrates the world-class education and training our undergraduate and graduate students receive at Florida State University,” said Craig Filar, associate dean of Undergraduate Studies and director of the Office of National Fellowships. They are prepared to engage in research, study and service at the highest levels, and it is wonderful to see six of our students recognized for this with a Fulbright student scholarship. They will represent FSU well as they depart on their journeys.”
Five of FSU’s recipients earned study/research grants, which allow awardees to design their own academic projects in collaboration with advisers at foreign universities or other institutes of higher learning from one of 140 participating countries around the world.